Shizue Horita

Shizue Horita

She was born on 20 January 1898. She is also listed as Shizue Horita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kinu Yamada (mother; nee Kinu Ozawa), Otsuchiro Yamada (father), Matao Horita (husband), Kazuko Horita (daughter), and Hiroshi Horita (son). Her home address is listed as 313 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShizue Horita
Custodian Identification Number7788
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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